Lower-Temperature Invert Design For Diffusion Barrier

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The objective of this analysis is to advance the state of the subsurface facilities design to primarily support the ''Yucca Mountain Science and Engineering Report'' (DOE 2001) and to also support the preparation and revision of System Description Document's Section 2 system descriptions (CRWMS M&O 2001, pp. 9 and 11). The results may also eventually support the License Application (CRWMS M&O 2001, p. 3). The Performance Assessment Department will be the primary user of the information generated and will be used in abstraction modeling for the lower-temperature scenario (CRWMS M&O 200 1, p. 27). This analysis will evaluate the invert ... continued below

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Stanley, Bruce July 30, 2001.

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The objective of this analysis is to advance the state of the subsurface facilities design to primarily support the ''Yucca Mountain Science and Engineering Report'' (DOE 2001) and to also support the preparation and revision of System Description Document's Section 2 system descriptions (CRWMS M&O 2001, pp. 9 and 11). The results may also eventually support the License Application (CRWMS M&O 2001, p. 3). The Performance Assessment Department will be the primary user of the information generated and will be used in abstraction modeling for the lower-temperature scenario (CRWMS M&O 200 1, p. 27). This analysis will evaluate the invert relative to the lower- and higher-temperature conditions in accordance with the primary tasks below. Invert design is a major factor in allowing water entering the drift to pass freely and enter the drift floor without surface ponding and in limiting diffusive transport into the host rock. Specific cost effective designs will be conceptualized under the new lower-temperature conditions in this analysis. Interfacing activities and all aspects of Integrated Safety Management and Nuclear Culture principles are included in this work scope by adhering to the respective principles during this design activity and by incorporating safety into the design analysis (CRWMS M&O 2001, p. 8). Primary tasks of this analysis include identifying available design information from existing sources on the invert as a diffusive barrier, developing concepts that reduce the amount steel, and developing other design features that accommodate both lower- and higher-temperature operating modes (CRWMS M&O 2001, p.16).

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  • DOI: 10.2172/789888 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 789888
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc720796

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Stanley, Bruce. Lower-Temperature Invert Design For Diffusion Barrier, report, July 30, 2001; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc720796/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.